London may well be a big city, packed with things to see and do, but that doesn’t mean you need to spend all your day wrestling with the public transport system. These five hotels offer top class accommodation within walking distance of some of the city’s finest attractions and iconic landmarks.
Park Plaza County Hall London
With a location close to Waterloo station, the four-star Park Plaza County Hall London is exceptionally close to landmarks including the London Eye, Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster. With all the cultural highlights of the South Bank also a short walk away, the hotel also offers a range of services to make your stay in London truly special, including the Aurora Spa, with its sauna and steam room, and L’Italiano restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine.
If the British Royal Family is a big draw for your trip to London, then make sure you are staying within a short stroll of Buckingham Palace and other royal landmarks. Dukes London is a five-star hotel just a few steps from St James Palace and Clarence House, as well as Buckingham Palace itself. It also offers a range of services and facilities that would please the pickiest of royal visitors, including the GBR restaurant, the perfect spot for an extravagant dinner or an indulgent afternoon tea experience.
Hotel Café Royal
Piccadilly Circus is a great starting point for exploring all the glitz and glamour of London’s West End – it’s also where you’ll find the refined charms of the Hotel Café Royal. Perfectly located between upmarket Mayfair and the vibrant atmosphere of Soho, this five-star hotel gives you the opportunity for a bit of pampering in the heart of the city, from fine dining at the Laurent restaurant to holistic treatments in the Akasha spa.
Marlin Queen Street
One of the great things about London is how the past and present coexist in harmony, from the historic architecture of St Paul’s Cathedral that stands as a timeless symbol of the city to the modernist Tate Modern, once a power station and now a leading contemporary art space. Within walking distance of these contrasting landmarks, you’ll find Marlin Queen Street, whose contemporary apartments, with fully equipped kitchens and separate living spaces, provide a home from home experience from which to explore all that the UK’s capital has to offer.
City Pads London – Hyde Park
London’s many parks have long been landmarks of the city in their own right, and arguably the most famous of its green spaces is Hyde Park, famous for Diana Memorial Fountain, The Rose Garden, and Speakers Corner. Base yourself north of the park at City Pads London – Hyde Park, which offers a choice of serviced apartments that give you the chance to live like a local during your time in the city. Moreover, they’re all just a stroll from attractions including the Albert Hall, the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum.
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